CARV Digest | Massive Airdrop Alert: We Made it to the Top 100 Community!
This is the 16th volume of the CARV Bi-weekly newsletter, covering the updates from May 15th to May 28th, 2023.
TL; DR Version
Over the past two weeks, the CARV dev team has been on fire🔥, not only accelerating product revamping but also actively engaging with fellow developers in the hackathon community. As we forge ahead in building our ecosystem and productizing the CARV Protocol, we deeply value the importance of every talented builder and their technical prowess.
CARV is also making significant strides toward our goal of onboarding 200 games🥳, and we've made remarkable progress in the past two weeks.
Meanwhile, our community has showcased its incredible strength by being recognized as a member of the 🏅️Top 100 Community by CollabLand. This recognition has resulted in exciting airdrops. The community gamers also demonstrated remarkable unity and vitality during our anniversary celebration.
Exciting News You Won't Want to Miss!💡
We are receiving $COLLAB airdrop!
We are proud to be a Top 100 Collab_land Community. The team and the community are receiving 1,065,467 $COLLAB sent to wallet address: 0xee42A00D45AEf4a38D022948f721E13e3a8e7A63 on the Optimism blockchain. Read our proposal: https://collabland.mirror.xyz/8kQbWkMTR2g8u1JlNj5qTDplkW1Vw2UzPenN05dKJ6E
CARV's 1st Anniversary Celebration💎More Surprises About GEM?
The CARV 1st Anniversary event has come to a delightful close! Over the past three weeks, we introduced commemorative badges, hosted live-streaming activities, and brought together more than 20 gaming partners to join in the celebration. It's been truly amazing to witness nearly 600 loyal community members earning 10 or more special badges, qualifying them for the final prize draw.
In the upcoming week or two, we will distribute GEM rewards. And that's not all! There are more exciting surprises in store regarding GEM:
How can you redeem them?
How can you participate in credential-based exchanges?
The CARV Store is underway📅
Stay tuned to accumulate your rewards! We assure you that we will roll out benefits that will meet gamers' expectations.
Dev Blog👍 BNB Chain Zero2hero Hackathon - Our Journey and Lessons Learned
The product team shipped a new event quest that allows games to define the quest and verify if a user has completed it themselves. Games that wish to customize their quest and verify the users could do so by providing an API based on the API specifications. This will provide more flexibility for games to design their quests and more instant quest verification, as compared to previous such quests which are usually done via whitelists.
On top of internal improvements, the CARV team is honored to have participated in the BNB Chain Zero2hero Hackathon as a collaborator in the Gamify & Metaverse track, engaging with dozens of passionate developers. This hackathon not only served as a reflection and summary of our past development experiences and accomplishments but also presented a significant test and opportunity for growth for our team. We have recognized our strengths in our specific field while also acknowledging areas where support was lacking. Through fruitful exchanges with participants, we have gained valuable insights. As a result, we have scheduled the following improvements:
Enhancing all technical documents
Providing more comprehensive and practical interface tools and APIs
Organizing additional developer-oriented activities, including online presentations and offline gatherings, to collaborate with a broader range of young and experienced technology enthusiasts.
In this regard, we would like to share an article from NewsBTC covering our participation in the hackathon [Read more].
Expanding and Powering the Ecosystem🎮
Nearly 900 listeners on average!
Over the past two weeks, we have collaborated with four outstanding game projects to host live AMA sessions, including Gran Saga Unlimited, Bushi, MCH Verse, and Mighty Action Heroes.
Over a dozen new games!
CARV Portal is bringing vitality to more games, and we are thrilled to have these new games on board: Mighty Action Heroes, Bladerite, Loot by Rogue, Stumble upon Rumble, BR1 Infinite, Mini Arena, Guild Saga, Gran Saga: Unlimited, Unioverse: Proving Grounds, Upland, Illuvium, Bushi, 3VERSE, War Legends, Sparkball.
Thousands of participants!
Self-listed campaigns on the CARV platform have garnered significant attention, including those from games like Gran Saga Unlimited, ArchLoot, and Captain Tsubasa Rivals.
Image: Bushi x CARV
During our anniversary celebration, we conducted a fun user survey, and wow, we were surrounded by your enthusiastic and warm responses! The CARV community management team is delighted to share some exciting fun facts from the survey with all of you.
Want to provide further feedback? Head to our Twitter.
And guess what? The excitement doesn't stop there! Over the past two weeks, we've been keeping the energy high with equally thrilling activities.
4 game nights!
The CARVers community came together for some gaming fun, playing Mini Royale, City Guesser, Super Smash Kart, and Stumble Upon Rumble.
4 new members!
We are honored to welcome our new Guardians: heywhyyou, Robin Hood, Kropp_28, and Alphacruze. A warm welcome to their arrival, and we encourage more community contributors to showcase their talents and join the ranks of co-builder Guardians.
Your Fast Track to the Latest Gaming News🔥
CARV Partner🎮 Illuvium
Illuvium’s open-world RPG game, Illuvium: Overworld, has just released its Private Beta 2, revealing exciting new features and gameplay mechanics. The game’s developers have announced that this beta will include new regions to explore, alongside newly added movement mechanics that aim to offer a smoother and more exciting exploration experience for players.
CARV Partner🎮 Axie Infinity
Axie Infinity has passed review with Apple and is now available on the App Store.
CARV Game Discovery🎮The StarkNet Ecosystem
In a highly competitive gaming industry, the user experience must come first. For web3 games aiming for mass appeal, the product and community should lead, with NFT and blockchain elements complementing the experience rather than defining it. Building a loyal fan base will depend on engaging, well-designed gameplay and content that keeps players coming back for more.
Speaking of this topic, CARV has plenty to share about achieving growth, fostering community engagement, and organizing a wildly successful beta event! In our upcoming CARV Talk, we have lined up heavyweight guests to delve into the mysteries of web3 game beta success.
Mark your calendars for this Thursday's live stream!
CARV is building a credential infrastructure focused on gaming, enabling gamers with enhanced social and seamless credential-based experiences across games while empowering games with privacy-preserving, AI-driven intelligence for growth and operations.
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